Brian Bowen Named SPHL Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.  – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Brian Bowen of the Macon Mayhem has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for January 4-10.

On Friday, Bowen led the Mayhem to their second win, recording the first hat trick of the 2020-2021 season, adding an assist and finishing +3 as Macon doubled-up Knoxville 6-3. The Littleton, MA native scored in each of the first two periods before adding an empty-net goal late in the third to clinch the victory for Macon.

Bowen, who signed with Macon after the Fayetteville Marksmen were forced to sit out the 2020-2021 season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, led the SPHL with 30 goals in 46 games last year, while finishing second in the scoring race with 58 points. Bowen also ranked second in game-winning goals (five), plus-minus (+27) and shots on goal (199).

Also nominated: Taylor Pryce, Birmingham (1 gp, 2g), Stefan Brucato, Knoxville (1 gp, 2a) and Garrett Milan, Pensacola (1 gp, 1g)